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Paul Stronski on Central Asia’s Big Questions

A discussion of Central Asia's hottest topics from Uzbekistan’s reforms to Kazakh succession and China's Belt and Road.

Thediplomat 21 Nov 2018 5:37 am

Vietnam-Singapore Military Ties in the Headlines with Defense Policy Dialogue

The ninth iteration of their DPD offered insights into matters of interest for both sides bilaterally as well as in the wider region and wo

Thediplomat 21 Nov 2018 3:08 am

India and the ‘Quad’: Forging an Innovative Approach

India needs to be innovative in dealing with challenges and leveraging opportunities that arrangements like the Quad present.

Thediplomat 21 Nov 2018 3:05 am

India's man sentenced over anti-Sikh riots in 1984

Nearly 3,000 died across India in violence sparked by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's assassination.

BBC 21 Nov 2018 12:13 am

Forecasting US-China Trade Fallout

Insights from the DailyFX Markets Analysis Team.

Thediplomat 20 Nov 2018 11:18 pm

Woman held with drugs along Indo-Myanmar border

A tribal woman was arrested along the Indo-Myanmar border with drugs worth over Rs 35 lakh, official sources said here on Tuesday.

Bollywood Tabloid 20 Nov 2018 11:05 pm

Pakistan summons US envoy to protest Trumps allegations

Pakistan on Tuesday summoned the American Charge dAffaires in Islamabad to protest against US President Donald Trumps remarks that Islamaba

Bollywood Tabloid 20 Nov 2018 11:05 pm

ICC Dispute Panel rejects PCBs monetary claim against BCCI

The International Cricket Council Dispute Panel (ICC) on Tuesday rejected Pakistan Cricket Boards (PCB) seeking monetary compensation for

Bollywood Tabloid 20 Nov 2018 11:05 pm

In Brunei, China Woos Rival South China Sea Claimant

Economic help is far more important to Brunei than the maritime disputes. That's music to China's ears.

Thediplomat 20 Nov 2018 10:42 pm

The Mood Ahead of Taiwan’s Midterm Elections

In what should be a referendum year, both parties appear to be adjusting their messages for the 2020 presidential elections.

Thediplomat 20 Nov 2018 9:19 pm

Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Era in the Spotlight with Guilty Verdicts

Despite two sentencings, questions on the quest for justice remain.

Thediplomat 20 Nov 2018 9:05 pm

Indonesia-Malaysia Security Ties in Focus with Border Committee Meeting

The latest iteration of the meeting spotlighted ongoing defense ties between the two countries.

Thediplomat 20 Nov 2018 9:00 pm

Xi Jinping Capitalizes on ‘Rainbow After the Rain’ in the Philippines

Despite warning signs, both Manila and Beijing were determined to celebrate Xi's visit.

Thediplomat 20 Nov 2018 8:56 pm

China, Russia, and the Case of the Missing Bridge

A bridge, a border, and the Belt and Road: a trip to where China and Russia meet.

Thediplomat 20 Nov 2018 8:23 pm

Amitabh Bachchan clears farmers' debts

Amitabh Bachchan says he has cleared the loans of 1,400 farmers, at a cost of more than half a million dollars.

BBC 20 Nov 2018 5:53 pm

Court seeks Musharrafs travel itinerary

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has directed the counsel for former President Pervez Musharraf to provide a travel itinerary of his client n

Bollywood Tabloid 20 Nov 2018 5:05 pm

Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing

Two Indian soldiers were injured on Tuesday on the Line of Control (LoC) as Pakistani troops broke the 2003 ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmirs

Bollywood Tabloid 20 Nov 2018 5:05 pm

Is this the face of fake news in India?

The BBC speaks to three online publishers that have been accused of spreading misinformation.

BBC 20 Nov 2018 1:29 pm

Significant movements in MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings

England will be ranked second on the MRF Tyres ICC Test Team Rankings when these are updated following the conclusion of their series again

Bollywood Tabloid 20 Nov 2018 12:35 pm

PCB case against BCCI dismissed by dispute panel

On behalf of the Dispute Panel formed under the Terms of Reference of the ICC Disputes Resolutions Committee (DRC), the International Crick

Bollywood Tabloid 20 Nov 2018 6:35 am

India's Signature Bridge a big draw for selfie-seekers

The newly-opened Signature Bridge in Delhi has already become notorious for selfie-seekers.

BBC 20 Nov 2018 6:12 am

Transgender women in India: 'This is how we survive'

Transgender people in India were granted legal status in 2014 but many face discrimination and struggle to find work.

BBC 20 Nov 2018 5:43 am

Boosting Malaysia-Russia Relations

Russia and Malaysia are likely to deepen their ties through defense cooperation and trade.

Thediplomat 20 Nov 2018 1:07 am

Indian, Pakistani armies clash on LoC

The Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, defence

Bollywood Tabloid 20 Nov 2018 12:35 am

Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam Begins Operations

While only 75 of its intended 335 meters have been built, the first turbine at Rogun has gone into operation with much fanfare.

Thediplomat 19 Nov 2018 11:11 pm

Shubhankar becomes first Indian to win European Tour Rookie of Year Award

Shubhankar Sharma capped off a dream season on the European Tour as he became the first Indian to win the tours Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Nov 2018 11:05 pm

Battle of Longewala hero Brig Chandpuri cremated with honours

1971 war hero Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, who held his post through the night in the now famous battle of Longewala in Rajasthan with

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Nov 2018 11:05 pm

3.7 mn Afghan children have no access to school: UNICEF

The UN Childrens Fund (UNICEF) office in Afghanistan said on Monday that about 3.7 million Afghan children have no access to school due to

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Nov 2018 11:05 pm

Pakistan PM to visit Malaysia

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will undertake an official visit to Malaysia from November 20, his first to the country since assuming h

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Nov 2018 11:05 pm

Taliban reaches no pact on deadline with US for Afghan peace

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Majahid said on Monday that the armed group has reached no agreement with the US special envoy Zalmay Khalilza

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Nov 2018 11:05 pm

Sri Lankas political turmoil continues (Lead)

Sri Lankas political turmoil continued into its third week on Monday, with the government and the former ruling United National Alliance (U

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Nov 2018 11:05 pm

Pakistan PM rejects Trumps allegations (Lead)

Pakistans Prime Minister on Monday rejected the US Presidents allegations that Islamabad failed to cooperate with the US and had helped the

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Nov 2018 11:05 pm

Why the US and China Can’t Get to Yes (Even When They Could)

A difference in diplomatic styles between the United States and China has mattered a great deal.

Thediplomat 19 Nov 2018 9:57 pm

Indira’s Legacy: A Force That Shaped Congress’ Past, Present and Future

It is imperative for the INC to take a dispassionate and introspective look at the formidable political legacy of Indira Gandhi.

Thediplomat 19 Nov 2018 9:19 pm

What’s Behind the New India-Indonesia Navy Exercise?

A closer look at what a new drill means for the broader bilateral relationship

Thediplomat 19 Nov 2018 8:02 pm

Thailand’s Festival of Lights

Celebrating Loi Krathong in Sukhothai in northern Thailand.

Thediplomat 19 Nov 2018 7:59 pm

Vietnam-Thailand Military Ties in the Headlines With Air Force Chief Visit

A recent interaction spotlighted the defense aspect of ties between both sides.

Thediplomat 19 Nov 2018 7:57 pm

Machine-Learning, Climate Change, and Disaster Management in the Philippines

Machine-learning can provide relevant information at the right moment to climate change disaster survivors in the Philippines.

Thediplomat 19 Nov 2018 7:51 pm

Bainimarama and FijiFirst Secure Electoral Victory

Former coup leader-turned Prime Minister Bainimarama held onto power, winning more time to reshape Fijian politics.

Thediplomat 19 Nov 2018 7:38 pm

US Army, PLA Conclude Disaster Management Exchange Despite Frictions

The 2018 iteration of the U.S.-China Disaster Management Exchange concluded in Nanjing.

Thediplomat 19 Nov 2018 7:37 pm

Time to Course-Correct, Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi should emphasize the importance of celebrating diversity rather than stoking the flames of prejudice.

Thediplomat 19 Nov 2018 7:17 pm

Ibu Solih Is Sworn in as the Maldives’ Next President

Solih outlined an agenda for his first hundred days in office.

Thediplomat 19 Nov 2018 7:14 pm

Preity Zinta: India outrage over Bollywood actress's #MeToo comment

Preity Zinta said the video interview was edited badly and her comments were 'taken out of context'.

BBC 19 Nov 2018 6:56 pm

Amritsar attack: CM announces Rs 50 lakh for information

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced a reward of Rs 50 lakh to anyone giving information regarding the two youths who

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Nov 2018 5:05 pm

Minister slams Trump over tirade against Pakistan

A day after Donald Trump claimed that Pakistan does not do anything for the US, Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari reminded the Presi

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Nov 2018 5:05 pm

Pakistan polio team caught faking data, wasting vaccines

A team of Pakistani polio vaccinators were caught faking data and wasting polio vaccines here, police said on Monday.

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Nov 2018 5:05 pm

Pakistan to hand over body of Indian fisherman

The body of an arrested Indian fisherman, who died in a Karachi jail, is expected to be sent back to India on November 29, an activist said

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Nov 2018 5:05 pm

PTI delegation leaves for China on 7-day visit

A 20-member delegation of Pakistans ruling Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Monday left for China on a seven-day visit.

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Nov 2018 5:05 pm

Khaleda Zia seeks stay on orphanage graft case verdict

Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia has sought a stay on the 10-year prison sentence awarded to her in orphanage graft case, her

Bollywood Tabloid 19 Nov 2018 5:05 pm

What Gujarat attacks on migrants say about India's economy

Tens of thousands of migrant workers fled Gujarat state after attacks targeting them.

BBC 19 Nov 2018 12:42 pm